elderly - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate elderly

elderly is hyphenated as el-der-ly

How to pronounce elderly

elderly is pronounced ´ɛldər lēː

Number of syllables in elderly

The number of syllables in elderly is 3

What part of speech in elderly?

elderly is an adjective

How common in the word elderly?

elderly is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does elderly convey?

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Common collocations after 'elderly'

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Common collocations before 'elderly'

did, down, even, face, few, house, like, look, only, other, over, small, three, two, voice

Common collocations of 'elderly'

black, came, couple, did, down, even, face, few, house, just, know, like, look, man, old, only, open, other, over, room, see, small, three, turn, two, very, voice, way, white, young

Words with similar spelling to elderly

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Common Verb Collocations of elderly

age, assist, be, can, care, disable, do, fall, find, grow, have, impair, include, increase, live, may, meet, need, nurse, observe, occupy, occur, see, should, show, suffer, support, take, will, use

Common Conjunction Collocations of elderly

and, but, or, plus, yet

Lists containing elderly

Synonyms of 'advanced'
Synonyms of 'aged'
Synonyms of 'ageless'
Synonyms of 'ancient'
Synonyms of 'dateless'
Synonyms of 'decrepit'
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